Miss World Sri Lanka

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Miss World Sri Lanka
Formation 1953
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Colombo
Location
Membership
Miss World
Official language
Sinhala
Tamil

Miss World Sri Lanka is a beauty contest held in Sri Lanka to select the country's representative to the Miss World. This is a list of women who have represented the Sri Lanka at the Miss World pageant.

History[edit]

Sri Lanka debut in 1953 at Miss World pageant. Previously the country named as Ceylon for competing at the pageant in 1957 to 1972. Nowadays, the official name for the country named as Sri Lanka. Miss Sri Lanka pageant became national franchise for Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Asia Pacific International pageants.

Since 1953 the official winner competed at Miss World sometimes a handpicked delegate is sent. Fortunately, Sri Lanka has one International winner from Miss Asia Pacific International, Bernadine Rosemarie Fernando Ramanyake in 1985, she was crowned the official winner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In 1996 Miss Sri Lanka did not exist but Sri Lanka representatives crowned by another organization.

In 2003 the new pageant built as Miss World Sri Lanka pageant and the winner would be representing Sri Lanka at Miss World pageant. The pageant was hosting by TV Derana.

Titleholders[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Since 2003 the winner of Miss World Sri Lanka represents her country at Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.

Year Miss World Sri Lanka Placement Notes
China 2015 TBA TBA
United Kingdom 2014 Chulakshi Ranathunga Unplaced
Indonesia 2013 Iresha Asanki de Silva Unplaced
China 2012 Sumudu Prasadini Unplaced Top Model (Top 47)[1]
United Kingdom 2011 Pushpika De Silva Unplaced Beauty With A Purpose (Top 30)[2]
China 2010 Fallon Ranasinghe Unplaced Beach Beauty (Top 40)[3]
South Africa 2009 Gamya Wijayadasa Unplaced
South Africa 2008 Rochelle Correa Unplaced
China 2007 Maria Colombage Unplaced
Poland 2006 Rapthi Kerkoven Unplaced
China 2005 Nadeeka Perera Unplaced
China 2004 Anarkalli Jay Aakarsha Unplaced
China 2003 Sachini Stanley Unplaced
United Kingdom 2002 Nilusha Gamage Did not compete Sri Lanka Boycotted
United Kingdom 2000 Ganga Gunasekera Unplaced
United Kingdom 1999 Dilumini de Alwis Jayasinghe Unplaced
South Africa 1994 Nushara Rusri Pramali Fernando Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1994
South Africa 1993 Chamila Wickremesinghe Unplaced
South Africa 1992 Ishara Abelashini Makolange Unplaced
United States 1991 Jackie Emelda Bennett Unplaced
United Kingdom 1990 Angela Mary Jane Gunasekera Unplaced
Hong Kong 1989 Serena Danvers Unplaced
United Kingdom 1988 Michelle Koelmeyer Unplaced
United Kingdom 1987 Priyanjali Marina Frances de Alwis Unplaced
United Kingdom 1986 Indira Gunaratne Unplaced
United Kingdom 1985 Natalie Gunewardene Unplaced
United Kingdom 1984 Bhagya Udeshinka Gunasinghe Unplaced
United Kingdom 1983 Fiona Wickremesinghe Did not compete Due to personal reasons
United Kingdom 1982 Tania Colleen Anne Pereira Unplaced
United Kingdom 1981 Sonya Elizabeth Tucker Unplaced
United Kingdom 1980 Bernadine Ramanyake Unplaced Miss Asia Pacific 1981, Mrs. World 1985
United Kingdom 1979 Shamila Weerasooriya Unplaced
United Kingdom 1978 Manohari Vanigasooriya Top 15
United Kingdom 1977 Sharmini Senaratna Unplaced
United Kingdom 1976 Tamara Ingrid Subramanian Did not compete Protest against South Africa's race policies[4]
United Kingdom 1975 Angela Seneviratne Unplaced
United Kingdom 1974 Vinodini Roshanara Jayskera Unplaced
United Kingdom 1973 Shiranthi Wickremesinghe Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1973
United Kingdom 1971 Gail Abayasinghe Unplaced
United Kingdom 1970 Yolanda Shahzadi Ahlip[5] Top 15
United Kingdom 1968 Nilanthie Wijesinghe Unplaced
United Kingdom 1967 Therese Fernando Unplaced
United Kingdom 1966 Priscilla Martensyn Unplaced
United Kingdom 1965 Shirlene Minerva de Silva Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1965
United Kingdom 1964 Marina Dellerene Swan Unplaced
United Kingdom 1963 Jennifer Anne Fonseka Top 15
United Kingdom 1961 Sushila Perera Unplaced
United Kingdom 1955 Viola Sita Gunarate Unplaced
United Kingdom 1954 Jeannette de Jonk Unplaced
United Kingdom 1953 Manel Illangakoon[6] 3rd runner-up

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